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to try to take the steps to try to get the economy going on in consistent basis and bring unemployment down. he is going to propose a number of tax cuts or tax preferences as well as spending increases to try to do that and that may exacerbate the short-term but then he pivoted which i think is important to talk about the structural deficit. and that is what threatens the state. it's not the ice that is above the water. it's the ice that is below the water. it's not the debt on the balance sheet, it is what is off the balance sheet that disrupts the future and he talked about three things, he talked about freezing a portion of discretionary spending, less than 20% of the federal budget for three years. three years is better than one book, and you know, frankly it is a modest first step especially since discretionary spending has increased 20% plus over the last two years in the second we talked about supporting the pedro rule the senate might be voting on right now. there's lots of holes big enough to drive a truck through and on the other hand it does provide some come strains that ot
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with the concept of drawing like this quick. >> i've done 140 covers for the economy seemed about 4,000 cartoons, so there is a little different process for those. the cover i'm working with the editors because they believe the story of the day they often call me on a monday and say we think we are doing something like this. and then when we sign off i have 36 hours to complete the whole project. when i do my political cartoons that iit is more like a column e it's my own idea on a story of the week ended the ninth coming in with the idea and i will present it to them. one of the things about being a political cartoonist, which i would like to think is different than all of my other journalistic colleagues is that i had to cover local cartoons, local and international. the world is my oyster. so keeping up with everything is the hardest part of the job. of course the web is fantastic. if you read all the time, watching c-span you are doing all this great stuff its never-ending keeping up with the news. >> host: how long did it take you to draw the cover of "daggers drawn"? >> there were a lot of
coming in to get to the mining district they need things. and that is the origin of the economy. what really changed, major change, was when the fort was finally closed in 1898 and when they discovered a different route into the mining district and people didn't have to go on steamboats anymore. this town was about to go under. and no body knew this, but while all of this was going on, there are federal surveys going on in the entire pacific northwest determining what is the timber in this region and that is the white pine. mil a report was made from the survey in 1898 the year the fort was closed, that report was made public. and all of the major timber companies came to this area. so that is really what produced -- when you walk through the town today, that is a town that was produced. the town's population was 500 in 1900 by 1910 there were 18,000. it is a modern, progressive city today. tourism is a big part of the economy. the timber industry is still volleybal valuable. mining has had problems. we wanted diversity as the main focus. because in the past it was mining and logging.
that is the origins of the economy. what really changed, major change was when the ford was finally closed in 1898 and when they discovered a different route into the mining districts which people didn't have to go. they were all rail lines. this little town was about to go under but nobody knew this. while all of this was going on there were federal surveys going on in the entire pacific northwest determining what is the marketable timber in this region? right behind me, i don't know if you can see it or not it is basically white pine, william -- millions of acres of white pine. a report was made from a survey in 1898. that report was made public and of course you can guess what happened then. all the major timber companies including the biggest warehouser was diamond international. they came to this area. so that is really what produced the town. when you walk through the town today that was the town that was primarily reduced. the town's population was about 500 in 1900. by 1910 it was almost 8000. coeur d' alene today is a modern progressive city and we depend pretty much not entirely, but tou
, very off. the unemployment rate, the fact that our economy is just starting to come back but not fast enough, the problem with the overseas adventures that we have been been involved in and other crises around the world. but i also see as i go around the country people who are hard at work, people in business -- and i talk to business leaders, financial leaders, mass audiences -- i still find that people are optimistic about the this country. they have confidence in who we are and what we are. an almost ray began-like confidence among the people. and if there's one thing that's really bugging them it's that they sense their leaders in washington don't understand how much confidence and optimism is still out there, and they're waiting for the leaders in washington to cut through the gordian knots of conflict and lack of compromise and get this country moving. so i have always tried to be optimistic and convey an attitude of optimism, and i am optimistic about this country. .. h'm >> for the first time in the history of american and jurisprudence a state government of florida the depart
and recommend come and visit. i hope they enjoy the book. >> editorial cartoonist for the economy. >> here is a look as some of the best-selling nonfiction books. this reflects sales as of november 1st. giving the alliance by malcolm landreau questioning people rebellious authority. you can once and discuss his book online at booktv.org. second is the bully pulpit by pulitzer prize-winning historic she examines the relationship. sphere >> up next on book tv, after words. this week sociologists michael kimmel and his book angry white men. american masculinity at the end of an era. in it, the stony brook university professor argues that many white men see increased gender and racial equality is a major contributor to their downward mobility and they're angry about the declining dominance in american society. this program is about an hour. ..
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